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Oz before the Rainbow

L. Frank Baum"s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz on Stage and Screen to 1939

by Mark Evan Swartz

  • 306 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Social history,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870943M
    ISBN 100801870925
    ISBN 109780801870927

      'Over The Rainbow,' From Kansas To Oz In the first entry of the series What Makes It Great, pianist and composer Rob Kapilow uncovers the secret to the success of "Over the Rainbow.". As authors of the new tribute book The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion, we were pleasantly surprised at the popular reception of our recent Huffington Post article entitled 10 Things You Never Noticed About The Wizard of a follow-up piece for all of you dedicated Ozophiles, here are a few more intriguing tidbits about this movie classic.

    The Wizard of Oz VS. erm the Wizard of Oz. In both the film and the musical, the Wizard of Oz is revealed to be a bumbling fraud. In The Wizard of Oz, he represents the finish line of the metaphorical journey the four musketeers embark on to get their respective wishes granted, whereas in Wicked, the wizard is a puppet for Madame Morrible. " required reading for anyone interested in the great American songs."-New York Times Book Review Many of us can sing along with Dorothy when she imagines a place "Over the Rainbow." And we all remember the Depression-era classic "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" But very few can name the man who put the words to these celebrated hallmarks of American music- Yip 5/5(1).

      On November 3, , The Wizard of Oz—a film made and released in by MGM—made its television paid MGM $,, a huge amount in ‘56, for the rights to televise the film and to re-broadcast it if the telecast was a success.   Finally tonight: "Over the Rainbow," the classic ballad written by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, and made famous by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz." Tomorrow marks the anniversary of its first.


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Volume: Created by: L. Frank Baum. 30 rows  The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The story of The Wizard of Oz and "Over the Rainbow" is a story with deep roots in American history, literature, and music.

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Hardcover with dust jacket, near fine 1st printing from the John Hopkins University Press. pages stuffed with fabulous information and historic photographs. Somewhere, over the rainbow, bluebirds fly. Birds fly over the rainbow, Why then – oh, why can’t I. The Making of The Wizard of Oz.

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Ozma is the long-lost daughter of the long-deceased King named Pastoria, who once ruled Oz in a small Kingdom, long before the great humbug Wizard arrived.

In the forty Oz books, it is revealed Ozma's mother was an ethereal enchantress and beautiful Fairy Queen named Lurline, who was of a mysterious higher power. Luline is also responsible for First Appearance: The Marvelous Land of Oz.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written by L. Frank Baum, in He died twenty years before the film, The Wizard of Oz, was released. Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tinman) and Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion) were the main characters in the film.

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The story begins with Dorothy, her name being the very first word Affiliation: Land of Oz.The Wizard of Oz () is everybody's cherished favorite, perennial fantasy film musical from MGM during its golden years. It was first re-released inand then inand then for many seasons, it was featured regularly on network TV as a prime time event (its first two showings were on CBS television on November 3, and in December, ).